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Fabric MetroCluster node unable to see disks after motherboard replacement

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Applies to

  • Fabric MetroCluster
  • After motherboard replacement


  • Node is unable to boot due to not being able to see its disks
[Node01:raid.assim.tree.noRootVol:error]: No usable root volume was found!
WARNING: 0 disks found!

Storage Adapters found:
4 Fibre Channel Storage Adapters found!
4 SAS Adapters found!

0 Parallel SCSI Storage Adapters found!
0 ATA Adapters found!

Select option 4 from the boot menu to choose disks for the root volume and spare core space.
Target Adapters found:
2 Fibre Channel Target Adapters found!
0 iSCSI Target Adapters found!

WARNING: there do not appear to be any disks attached to the system.
No root volume found.
  • Confirmed in maintenance mode the node can see physical connection to the disks
  • Receive the following alert
[Node-01:fcvi.cross.connect.detected:error]: FC-VI adapter: Cross Connection detected between local port e and remote port f. Local System ID = YYYYYYYYYY, Remote System ID = XXXXXXXXXX.

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